Organized in 1880, the object of the Firemen's Association of the State of Pennsylvania shall be for the general improvement of the fire service throughout the state; to provide protection to disabled fire fighters and to those dependent upon them, through legislation enactment; to open upon the best manner and means for the fighting of fires and public fire safety education; to promote the organization of fire companies and fire departments in communities in need of such protection, and encourage a fraternal friendship among firefighters.
Limerick Fire Department is excited to announce that our 3rd Annual Firefighter Day Camp for Individual's with Special Needs is back!! We missed everyone last year! We are so excited to have this camp...
The 128th Annual Western Pennsylvania Firemen’s Association is being hosted by the New Kensington Bureau of Fire from Saturday August 7, to Wednesday August 11. The following is the convention itinerary:
Saturday August 7 : Registration/merchandise sales open at Station 1 (Downtown) at 8:00 AM
Car Cruise in the 800 block of Fourth Avenue from 10:00-12:00
Food Truck Rally in CentralCity Plaza from 10:00 AM - 6PM
Traditional Firemen’s parade begins at 2:00 PM (rain or shine)
Awards, beverages, entertainment at Station 1 following the parade till 11:00 PM
Sunday August 8: Registration/merchandise sales open at Station 1 at 8:00 AM
Battle of the Barrell competition in front of Station 1 beginning at 10:00 AM
Memorial Service at St Joseph Church 1125 Leishman Avenue begins at 3:00 PM
Past Presidents/Old Timers meeting 5:00 PM at Station 3 (1045 Victoria Avenue).
Monday August 9: Annual golf outing at Hillcrest Country Club registration/merchandise sales at the golf course at 8:00 AM. Shotgun start 8:30 this includes dinner following the match (anyone is welcome to register $100/person) P/M me regarding golf outing.
Hi-Hatters meeting at Station 3 (1045 Victoria Avenue) at 6:00 PM
Tuesday August 10:
Registration/merchandise sales at Station 3 beginning at 8:00 AM.
Western Pennsylvania Firemen’s Association Convention business meeting at Station 3 (1045 Victoria Avenue) at 9:00 AM
Awards Banquet 5:30 at the Springdale V.F.W. (1151 Pittsburgh Street, Springdale)
Wednesday August 11: Closing business meeting 10:00 AM at Station 3 (1045 Victoria Avenue).
Anyone interested in parade participation please call Station 1 at: 724-335-4100 and leave information. The parade is open to all community organizations to participate. ... See MoreSee Less
Tell Congress to Pass the Volunteer First Responder Housing Act! The Volunteer First Responder Housing Act (H.R. 4377/S. 2316) would establish special access for volunteer firefighters and EMS personn...
The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:
Lower Merion Fire Department/Belmont Hills Fire Company Belmont Hills, Pennsylvania
On Saturday, July 24, 2021, at 3:04 a.m., the Belmont Hills Fire Company and Gladwyne Fire Company were dispatched to a vehicle accident with injuries on Interstate 76. At approximately 3:23 a.m., while preparing to leave the scene of the initial incident, another vehicle struck Firefighter Thomas Royds, two other firefighters from Belmont Hills Fire Company, and one Pennsylvania State Trooper. Multiple EMS units were immediately requested to assist the injured first responders. Firefighter Royds went into cardiac arrest at the scene and was transported by ground ambulance to Paoli Hospital where he passed away. The two other firefighters were flown to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center where they are currently critical but stable. The Pennsylvania State Trooper was also transported by ground to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center to receive treatment. The driver of the vehicle that struck the first responders was taken into custody at the scene after reportedly drinking and driving. The investigation of the incident is ongoing. Age: 48 Gender: Male Status: Career Years of Service: 32 Date of Incident: July 24, 2021 Date of Death: July 24, 2021